When :from Monday 28 November, 2016 10:00 to Friday 2 December, 2016 18:00
Type of event :Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting
Where :Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Composed of 24 States and elected by the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Intergovernmental Committee meets once every year.
During this session, chaired by Mr Yonas Desta Tsegaye (Ethiopia) the Committee will examine periodic reports of States Parties on the implementation of the Convention and on the current status of elements inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It will also consider the inscriptions on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and granting financial assistance from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund.